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Oct 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
as it turned out and what about the pesky nsa story? >>> you can't -- >> keep this promise to the american people, if you like >> the last few weeks, has it been as i said a comedian's dream? >> they said that about everything. it's always a comedian's dream. that's what we do, we work hard and that the our job. it's not crazier than a month ago. the republicans were on the the hot seat and washington is always a comedian's dream. that's why i got into this business. >> is it any worse than it's always been? in reality, you've covered this for so long. what do you think? >> the country in general is on a decline. i do. as british, you probably understand that. yeah, i think -- i remember 20 years ago, the first issue is are people getting stupider? they were then and still are. i can't imagine how stupid they must have gotten. it's sure hard if you're a politician, not that i'm really that sympathetic to them to try to get information into people's heads. i don't think obama should have lied to people. >> first of all, insurance companies are always dropping people from plans this goes on
Oct 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
-mails, listen to phone calls, et cetera, the whole nsa scandal, really, boils down to how far you go with this. i want to play you a clip from dick cheney first, before i get your reaction. >> well, the problem i have with snowden is he had access to classified information. he violated the conditions under which he got those. he is a traitor, pure and simple. and i don't think you can judge him any other way. some people want to say he is a whistle-blower, he is no whistle-blower, he has done enormous damage to the united states by talking about my methods we collect -- about methods we collect intelligence. >> what do you think about edward snowden? is he a genuine whistle-blower, a traitor, a bit of both? >> in effect, i think that -- well, a legitimate whistle-blower is one who is the curator of the information that they're distributing. i didn't feel that that was the case with manning. and i don't think that that is the case with snowden. i did feel that was the case with daniel ellsburgh. i think that we will find forgiveness in our justice system and in our hearts when somebody has call
Oct 29, 2013 9:00pm PDT
don't abuse authorities. >> james clapper on the nsa leaks. i'm back with bill. before i get to that, bill, give me a plug for the shows you got going, parole of the palms in las vegas november 2nd and 3rd. >> thank you. >> always taking it to the people, piers. >> exactly. >> we will get to vegas? not everyone has cnn. >> let's talk about mr. clapper's views. what do you think on this debate? i feel like if edward snowden lost sean penn, he has to many can be hasn't lost me. >> any concerns? >> i don't know what's in his mind. i don't know what he's doing now. he might be in a hot tub with two russian strippers named i want to drink a lot. he's done some service, getting us to at least debate the issue and as far as stuff gone on the last week or so with the european allies being up sit, i can understand if they felt their personal cell phones were being tapped. but on the other hand, they should really climb a little bit. it's been 60, 70 years since america defended allies, especially in europe. we liberated europe twice in the last century. they never wanted to pay the premiums f
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
here on this law, whether it be the nsa not knowing what is going on there, not knowing what is going on in october, i think the american people have had it and i think we'll be proven correct in this fight as time goes by. >> should kathleen sebelius resign or be fired over this, given she's now said that she wants to be held personally accountable? >> well, i think the honorable thing to do in a case like this, when you've been given the honor and privilege to serve as a secretary, cabinet secretary in the united states for any president, i think there is a certain amount of honor and dignity in saying look, this is a big mess. i'm at the center of it. i'm going to resign. that's what i think normal honorable people do in cases like this. but at the -- >> wouldn't you rather keep her there? >> well, that's a -- you know, listen, that's an interesting question because it also goes to the political answer, to. would i rather let the exchanges go through and show the american people what a headache this is? the answer politically, yeah, that may make sense politically but the problem a
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